If you own a small business and work from home, it’s incredibly important to hire a professional that specializes in website backups. There are many reasons why you should take part in this. For example, your website may break down after an update. Many people are unaware of the fact that plugins and themes may conflict with each other, with new browser updates and with the WordPress core. That means problems can easily occur that either disables part of your website or even the entire thing. The good news is that website backups can restore the prior version of the software [...]
Typically speaking, when most people think about website security they are picturing the protection of large websites that conduct thousands or even millions of transactions on a daily basis. However, the negative impacts of your website being hacked are mammoth no matter the size of the company. Most small business owners are not aware of the fact that on average it costs over $1.7 million to address the damages from a cyber breach. The bottom line is this may very shut the doors of a small to mid-size business on a permanent basis. Even if you own or operate a small [...]
It is far easier to stop something from happening in the first place than it is to repair the damages after it has occurred. This holds especially true when it comes to your website. In other words, having your website hacked can be a tremendous mess to fix that takes hours upon hours to recover. In addition, your Search Engine Optimization or SEO for short can take a big hit if Google decides to blacklist your website due to the damage that the hackers caused. When your website is hacked, files can be uploaded to the server that contain malicious code [...]
When your website goes live it is just like unlocking the door to your office. Better yet, it is just like unlocking the door to your office, leaving the safe wide open, and going home for the evening. It goes without saying that there are people out there that want to steal your valuable information. Electronic thieves, also known as hackers, can strike faster than you can say cyber security. Even the largest corporations with the highest levels of protection are hacked on a constant basis. This is due to the fact that some hackers are the best computer programmers on [...]
Web site security issues with WordPress have become a known problem as a vast majority of WordPress sites and blogs are extremely vulnerable to various forms of cyber-attacks. This fact is especially troubling since over 172 million websites worldwide is now powered by the WordPress content management system. Some IT security experts report that over 70% of sites hosted on this platform have some vulnerabilities, increasing the chances of information theft or the planting of malware on the given site. A few of the most common security problems include SQL injection, easy access to sensitive backend files and administrator accounts that can be hacked too easily.